Lionel Messi scored a brace as Paris Saint Germain thrashed Clermont Foot 0-5 in the season’s opening game, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
PSG started as the better of both teams going forward, with them full of pace and dominance, ensuring they get a quick lead.
Neymar scored the opening goal in the 9th minute of the match from a clever teamwork effort that saw Paris Saint Germain take a 0-1 lead in the encounter.
Clermont Foot went down further behind 0-2 with another goal from Achraf Hakimi in the 26th minute, from another lovely goal scored.
The game continued with more opportunities created going forward as Marquinhos made it 0-3 from yet another beauty from the defender.
They both headed inside for the break after 45 minutes of football which Paris Saint Germain took a deserving 0-3 advantage against Clermont Foot.
Second Half Report
The second half wasn’t bad as the PSG side continued where they left off in the first 45 minutes, which saw them scoring three goals without conceding.
Paris Saint Germain slowed down the pace as their opponent did well enough to keep them away from scoring more goals in the early stages of the second half.
Clermont Foot still couldn’t find a solution to their poor defending as another goal came in, this time from Lionel Messi in the 80th minute of the game, making it 0-4.
Lionel Messi wasted no time adding another goal to make the scoreline 0-5, which this time was in the 86th minute, which saw it become a brace for the Argentine International.
That goal was enough as things stayed the same way until it ended with Clermont Foot losing badly 0-5 to Paris Saint Germain, who was no match for them after 90 minutes of football played.
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